Write, produce, direct a feature film...profitably
Raindance is pleased to present Elliot Grove's LO-TO-NO BUDGET FILMMAKING weekend in London Saturday/Sunday 27/28 October. This is the crash course where Guy Ritchie met Mathew Vaughn, and the course that has come to form the basis of independent film production in the UK and Europe.
We also have a special SPECIAL OFFER for email update subscribers who book this course - book, attend, and recieve a FREE copy of Elliot's book: Raindance Producer's Lab.
Why waste four years and thousands at a pretentious film school when Elliot delivers clear and concise information that you can use to write, produce, direct and distribute your first feature film, within budgets of £1,000 - £100,000 - £1,000,000. And in just 2 days.
For over 15 years, Elliot has run the Raindance Film Festival, and worked with writers, directors and producers that are now the leading lights in the British independent film movement.
Few people know more independent filmmakers, have consulted on more low budget shorts and features, or shot more low budget footage than Elliot Grove. Let him show you how careers are launched, and how to launch your career in one weekend. He has taught at leading universities in France, Denmark, Japan, Sweden and Canada, and unlike most other film instructors, writes and produces feature films himself, with three produced features, and four more currently in pre- production.
His students have gone on to shoot films that together have grossed more than $100,000,000 at the box office.
More than 5,000 students have taken Elliot's class. He's been featured and reviewed in every major film magazine and newspaper around the world, and his former students are a Who's Who of the UK film world.
From your initial idea to final film, in just two days taking Elliot Grove's LO-TO-NO BUDGET FILMMAKING seminar, you will immediately learn and understand how to shoot, produce, direct, finance, market and distribute your film successfully and efficiently.
Please feel free to call me up with any questions about this course or about our training programme.
Will Pearce Course Director Raindance Festivals Limited
DAY 1 Course Outline Saturday 27 Sept 9:30 - 6pm
MAKE & DIRECT YOUR 1st MOVIE
Learn a step-by-step process using proven cost-effective, lo- to-no budget filmmaking techniques by considering the best and most efficient ways to produce, direct, shoot and edit a saleable feature film.
Pre-Production: getting organised for an efficient shoot Budgets from £500 to £1,000,000 are discussed in detail Proven lo-budget short cuts and faking a million pound budget Using sound and music to enhance production values Getting professional actors The essentials of the art and craft of film directing More than fifty lo-budget shooting tips Avoiding the three big filmmaking mistakes The Five Minute directing school
Discover the secrets and real facts behind marketing, selling and distributing your finished film throughout the world and the pre-planning you need to turn your movie into this year's cult classic, and yourself into a hot filmmaker.
The movie game: presenting your first project to investors Approaching named actors Distribution and marketing Publicity: the essential ingredient to selling your film PR kit: creating an effective package Film buyers and film markets Plotting the film festival route Film financing: executing a strategy for a £50k-£3m budget Honing a workable pitch for your film The distribution deal Putting together a realistic gameplan